Athletic Department Celebrates Graduation

The Mt. San Jacinto Athletic Department celebrated the school's 2008 graduation Friday May 30th with a reception prior to the ceremony at the Ramona Bowl in Hemet. More than 20 student athletes earned their AA degrees this Spring with many more becomin2008 graduationg eligible after the summer school session.

Family and friends gathered to recognize the accomplishments of these student athletes. "Athletics are an important part of these students lives, but the number one reason they are here is to get an education," said Dean of Athletics Patrick Springer. "They've spent a lot of time representing our college and working hard in both areas, so this reception is really to recognize them and thank them for all they've done."

Pictured are some of the student athletes who graduated Friday with members of the Athletic Department.